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jung from busan. >>> the shooting by the taliban of a 14-year-old pakistani girl is drawing international attention. malala yusde had been speaking out about the need to educate girls which the taliban opposes. she was shot and critically wounded on tuesday on her way home from school in pakistan. several men stopped a cool bus and opened fire. she was taken to a military hospital where she's said to be unconscious and in serious condition. the taliban had claimed responsibility for the attack. a resurgence of islamist militancy in the region began about five years ago. extremists have since attacked schools for girls, forcing many of them to close. teenage activist had been writing about such illegal acts by the taliban on her british media-backed blog. the international community expressing outrage and strongly condemning the shooting. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton praised yusdea campaign for women's rights. >> she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want gills to have an education and don't want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to bec
. >> it is a new era for these girls. now learning to play cricket. they have had to stay at home if the taliban were still in power. curious about me and keen to talk, but outside, they face many restrictions and uncertainty about their future after nato forces pull out. this is one example of the progress has been getting a high school in the past 10 years, but in the rural and less secure areas, there are millions that are not getting any kind of education and are under pressure to get married while still a school age. it is tough being a girl in afghanistan, but they are making a much bigger market. >> for more on the efforts of girls around the globe to get an education, i am joined by the ceo of women for women international. we have had two different sides of the same story, the girl's struggle for education and want to start by asking you about her. you have family in pakistan. how common is it for girls to be targeted when they try to get an education? >> is not common for girls to be targeted when they tried to get an education. pakistan has made tremendous progress in educating girls
by denigrating the prophet mohamed. the taliban is trying to seize the opportunity to increase its leverage. at the meeting in brussels, the defense ministers agreed to continue tasks after pulling troops out such as training local, army, and police personnel. they also decided to draw up complex withdrawal plans by early next year, including the number of personnel and budget. as the date for complete exit approaches, it is imperative for nato to restore security in afghanistan or criticism of the exit plan will intensify. takashi ichinose, nhk world, brussels. >>> criticism is mounting against an insurgent attack on a teenage pakistani girl. the backlash is not limited to pakistan as members of the international community are expressing outrage at the shooting. >> translator: we are very sad that an attack targeted a harmless girl who was just seeking her right to an education. >> translator: such an assault on innocent people is not allowed in islam or any other religion. women and children should not become targets. neither should innocent or unarmed civilians. >> reuters reports that t
. karzai has been an absolute disaster, eroding national support. and now the taliban signals they will not negotiate. why would they? they can wait us out. so i think once the election is over there will be a new discussion in u.s. and nato policy on how to pull out. >> i wanted to introduce to you, sir, just last weekend the number of americans killed in afghanistan hit 2,000. is there a point at which the cost just becomes too great and we pull out. are we already there? >> well, i think the american people have backed off this struggle. two thirds of americans don't support it. they're running 6 or 7 billion a month. this year, we have lost a company-sized unit from nato, killed or wounded by afghanistan security forces. so the trust has eroded between nato and the troops. so i think again, we're headed towards the door. does it revert to civil war when we're out, or can the government resort to civil war? >> well, you bring up nato. and the actions have is stopped them from working with the afghans. the mission was to get in there, train the afghans to lead the country in
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by the taliban. doug is live in dc with the preview of what he's going to say today. doug? >> good morning. this is the romney campaign trying to set the agenda and be more aggressive, especially in the wake of the debate that a lot of people thought mitt romney won. look how close this race is getting. through four key swing states, all within the margin of error, little doubt as to why the romney campaign would choose this last one, virginia, to deliver this big foreign policy address today. romney is probably going to touch on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya last month. he may get into the ongoing crisis in syria, iran's nuclear ambition u name it. there is also afghanistan with the war there now entering its 12th year and almost on cue, we're hearing from the taliban with new reports this morning that they are mocking u.s. foreign policy, saying u.s. and nato forces are preparing to flee afghanistan in disgrace. romney is expected to call the withdrawal of u.s. force has politically timed retreat. >> for the last four years, we've had a foreign policy led by a president who b
with the taliban and militants. >> what i've said is we're going to encourage democracy in pakistan, expand our nonmilitary aid to pakistan so that they have more of a stake in working with us, but insisting that they go after these militants. and if we have osama bin laden in our sights and the pakistani government is unable or unwilling to take them out, then i think that we have to act and we will take them out. we will kill bin laden; we will crush al qaida. that has to be our biggest national security priority. >> senator mccain? >> well, katie, thank you. you know, my hero is a guy named teddy roosevelt. teddy roosevelt used to say walk softly -- talk softly, but carry a big stick. senator obama likes to talk loudly. in fact, he said he wants to announce that he's going to attack pakistan. remarkable. you know, if you are a country and you're trying to gain the support of another country, then you want to do everything you can that they would act in a cooperative fashion. when you announce that you're going to launch an attack into another country, it's pretty obvious that you have the ef
out of washington for the last two years, it's driven in part by taliban apologists who claim there are just the poor moderate gentleer, kinder taliban. it's such nonsense." for al-qaeda, she said, "the terrorist group is not insurgency. it's driven by ideology and wants to kill us all on our own soil if they must, even if u.s. troops pull -- even if the u.s. pulls all of the troops out of afghanistan." logan was beatp and sexually assaulted bay mob in cairo tahrir square last year. a former reporter and editor who heard logan speak said, "clearly one tough reporter but seemingly scarred by all of this, it was totally depressing. worrying, too. call for an amped war on terror. " we told you monday venezuelan president hugo chavez has been re-elected. the "guardian reports he brandished the sword of his hero. bolivar. and promised to further his got brand of socialism. obama administration reacted to the news this way. "we congratulate the venezuelan people on the high level of participation, as well as on what was a relatively peaceful election process." white house press secr
against extremism in pakistan. reports of outrage across that nation after a member of the taliban shot a 14-year-old girl in the head and neck and the reason? because she supported education for women, something the taliban strongly oppose. the girl was on her way home from school as the story goes, when police say the gunman approached a crowded school bus and asked whether anybody could point out this one girl. cops say another student did exactly that. and the gunman shot them both. medical workers air lifted the teenage activist to a nearby military hospital. somehow both girls survived. pakistan's prime minister condemned this and say the 14-year-old is quote, like my daughter. and yours, too. in neighboring afghanistan, a woman is freedom and women's rights. this is news in a country where little more than a decade ago, women were not allowed to go outside alone. ♪ . >> shep: a rare thing for afghan women to appear on stage. the rapper says some relatives refused to talk to her because of these performances. >>> a dreary day for our 401(k)s and a dismal outlook for the world's
that -- and amid all that, the general's plane was damaged by taliban militants who fired missiles at ill while parked at bagram -- at it while parked at bagram air force base. he is a 1974 graduate of west point. he and wiz dive deend wife deenie have four children and seven grandchildren. the chairman is also a self-described sinatra irish pub kind of guy -- [laughter] who loves to sing at official functions. among his hits, all available on youtube, are christmas in killarney, the sesame street theme, and despite being from new jersey, "new york, new york." it is my pleasure to welcome general martin dempsey, the melodious chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. [applause] >> well, i did hear you get a little roughed up when you come to these events. although i will say the last time i was many this room i was actually surrounded by the muppets. [laughter] thanks, theresa. there is a tradition in the cavalry corpses, i am a cavalryman by background and a cavalryman at heart that we call the spur ride. in the early days, a new cavalryman was put on a horse without a saddle, no bridle, just he
to protect the afghan people from the taliban. training here is conducted by nato special operators and experienced american law officers. this year, 600 graduates will return to their units proficient in hand to hand combat, live fire qualification on every weapon in their arsenal, patrolling, live fire close quarter battle with one mentor called fish, "fighting in someone's house." the goal, afghan police forces around the country that are come be tent, committed and capable of standing on their own. harris, we are now you with third battalion 8th marines at ford operating base in helmand province. the task has been made more dangerous by all the date certain and exit strategy talk from the white house but the soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and marines here are getting the job done. they can come home knowing they made this a safer place. back to you in new york, harris. >> colonel north, thank you very much. >>> see how one campaign is responding to early voting in a swing state. and former vice president dick cheney weighing in it on the vice presidential debate. what he i
american lives? >> we do not want to lose the gains we have gotten. we want to make sure the taliban does not give al qaeda a safe haven. we agree with the administration on the 2014 transition. when i think about afghanistan, i think about the incredible job that our troops have done. you have been more than the two of us combined. first, was there in 2002, it was amazing to me what they were facing britain wanted kandahar before the surge, and i sat down with a young private in the 82nd from the menominee indian reservation who would tell me what you did every day, and i was in all. in to see what they have in front of them, then to go back in december to go with the marines to see what they had accomplished? it is nothing short of amazing. what we don't want to do is los@ the gains we have gotten. we disagreed from time to time on a few issues. we would have more likely taken into account the recommendations from our commanders on troop levels throughout this year's fighting season. we have been skeptical about negotiations with the taliban, especially while they're shooting at us. but
a four-man team tracking down a key taliban leader. he was shot in the back and he left a protected signal to get a back up. y the held was shot down. >> here is someone that was the same age as the sailors on the ship. someone who grew up just like you and me and understanding the sacrifice this he made inspiring all of us to make the ship the best we can. >> the only navy seal has written a book called lone survivor and it is a movie. >> thank you indead. >> a world war one memorial at the cross road. stay with us. welcome back everybody. a 40 foot cross memorial for the world war one residents has been in maryland. one group has its way it will not be that way much longer. they say it is a christian symbol and doesn't properly represent all of the soldiers. joining us now . we have with us the lawyer. this is an emotional issue . you believe very strongly that the cross is a christian image and does not represent the sacrifices made by nonchristian soldiers and you are against keeping it in place each though it has been there 80 years and so why the fight now? >> why now. it was
-qaeda and the taliban. nato had 130-thousand troops from 50-countries fighting in afghanistan at one point. troops have started pulling out, and all foreign combat troops will be gone by the end of 20-14. 32-hundred nato troops have been killed in the war, *21-hundred* of those were americans. >>mitt romney is looking to boost his credentials before debating again. he criticized president obama dealings with all the countries. he says last month's attack that killed four americans in libya was probably the work of the same forces that attacked the united states on 911. u.s. and allies will prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. >>president obama is on a west- coast fundraising swing that's expected to add about 9-point-5 million dollars to his campaign warchest. mister obama was in los angles last night for a star-studded concert featuring katy perry stevie wonder and others. for the first time, he joked about his lackluster performance at last week's debate. today the president will attend a ceremony declaring a national monument at the california home of latino labor leader cesar chavez. anal
concern about come place sans see in the battle between the taliban and al-qaida. she says think are a poor, gentler kindler taliban. it is just nonsense when it comes to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. she called for exact revenge and let the world know that the united states will not be attacked on its own soil, that its ambassadors will not be murdered and that the united states will not standby and do nothing about it. very strong comments from that zoned war correspondent. she made those comments at at an event in chicago. bill: nato has a plan to protect turkey as it rages in syria. leland vittert is live in jerusalem watching all this as the violence with turkey, is it getting better or worse or worse, leland. >> reporter: it's about the same. the syrian syrians send a shell over, the turks respond with a an artillery barrage. this is day six or seven of this and it's very concerning. the turks are beginning to amass men, equipment, f-16's are goi going. they don't thing things are going to get worse and nato is there to defend. second of all it cuts to the s
about 1,000. >>> in pakistan, the taliban is taking responsibility for shooting a 14-year-old girl who is known for being an advocate for girls' education which the taliban opposes. the girl was shot in the upper body by a gunman on a van taking children home from school. she was airlifted to a hospital and is in critical condition. >>> 8:14. the state department is insisting there was no way to revent or predict the attack in lib bau. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with how the obama administration is defending its handling of the crisis ahead of a big hearing. >> reporter: tori, republicans are alleging a coverup and have called members of a house investigative committee back here to look in to it. they say they believe the obama administration intentionally misled the public into believing the attack that killed the tower americans was the result of a pretest over an anti--islam video. now state department officials are expected to testify today that was never their conclusion. those initial descriptions were not accurate. >> now they are saying they are absolutely
to master skills necessary to protect the afghan people from the taliban. training here is conducted by nature toe special operators and experienced american law officers. this year 600 graduates will return to their units, proficient in hand to hand combat, live fire qualification on every weapon in their arsenal. live fire close-quarter battle which one member called fish, fighting in someone's house. the goal, afghan police forces around the country that are competent, committed and capable of standing on their own. >> jamie, when we arrived here at the operating base, we met corporal benjamin adams standing beside me. he told me i needed a haircut. here's what happened. >> what do you want, sir in. >> how about a high and tight? take out the white and leave the rest. >> i will see what i can do, sir. >> do you get to call home often? >> jamie, what we've got here is the united states marine who also doubled as a barber here at this operating base. it's a remote location, which was once a seen of regular gun fights. i have a question for the corporal. he's almost ready to go home.
people from the taliban. strapping here is conducted by nato special operators and experienced american law officers. this year, 600 graduates will return to their units proficient in hand to hand combat, live fire qualification on every weapon in their arsenal, patrolling, live fire close quarter battle, which one mentor called fish, fight not guilty someone's house. -- fighting in someone's house. the goal? afghan police forces around the country that are confident, committed and capable of standing on their own. we're now a third battalion base in hellman province, once one of the bloodiest places on the planet. their task has been made more difficult and dangerous by all the dates certain and exit strategy talk from washington. but the soldiers, sailor, marines and others here are getting the job done and they can all come home knowing that they've made this a safer police. arthel, back to you. >> arthel: indeed. colonel north, thank you very much for that informative report >> eric: maybe a saturday, but not a quiet weekend for some. we're watching a powerful storm system in the mi
. and amid all that the general's plan was damaged by taliban militants who fired rockets at it while parked at bagram airfield in afghanistan. dempsey was unharmed and away from his plane at the time. general dempsey is a 1974 graduate of west point. he and his wife who were high school sweethearts have three children who have all served in the united states army and seven grandchildren. the chairman is also itself describes a notch or irish pub kind of guy who loves to sing at official functions. among his hits all available on youtube are christmas in colonie, the sesame street theme, and despite being from new jersey, new york new york. it is my pleasure to welcome general martin dempsey, the melodious chairman of the joint chiefs of staff or go up co. >> well i did hear you get a little roughed up when you come to these events. although i will say the last time i was in this room i was actually surrounded by the muppets. [laughter] thanks, theresa. there is a tradition in the calvary cord, i am a cavalryman by background and a calvary man at heart, that we call this for right. in the ea
it went down, he was leading a four man team tracking down a key taliban leader after being shot in the back he left a protected position to get a signal to radio for backup and, he and two other seals were killed that day along with 16 of his rescuers which also included seals and night stalkers with their helicopter, which was shot down. >> mortally wounded, lieutenant michael murphy found the time to say thank you in his final transmission to those directing assistance to his position. >> reporter: well, even when growing up, murphy's nickname was protector, because he stood up for kids who were billied and michael murphy's mother, maureen says the medal of honor, was always honorable, selfless and strong. >> people said to me, oh, you know, just a big dropout rate, don't worry about that and i said, oh, no, you don't know my mike. he never quits, he'll make whatever he sets out to do. he always sat in the back and even in school, he always rose to the top. i'm proud of him. >> reporter: so is america, really, the 9200-ton ship will be in new york city until tuesday and, the f
, in critical condition, after being shot by a taliban gunman. malala yousufzai was moved by helicopter to a military hospital in rawalpindi. the teenager had advocated education for girls, and was attacked as she left her school on tuesday. elsewhere in pakistan, officials said a u.s. drone strike killed ten militants near a village in the northwest tribal region. at least 15 others were wounded. a masked gunman in yemen has assassinated a yemeni security official working at the u.s. embassy there. the drive-by shooting happened near the man's home in the capital city sanaa as he headed to work. officials said the attack bore the hallmarks of al qaeda. the victim worked for the embassy for 11 years. yemeni officials said he was investigating a recent assault on the compound. but the u.s. state department said that was not the case. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: a diplomatic row between russia and turkey has erupted over the grounding of a plane in turkish airspace. margaret warner reports. >> warner: turkish military jets forced the syrian pass
in western pakistan. blast went outside an office for anti-taliban tribal leaders. they are searching for an illinois mom and two young daughters. they were reported missing a week ago. the storm is pounding the eastern caribbean with heavy rains that could cause severe flooding. that storm is about 135 miles south-southeast of st. croiix. >> they fought for our freedom overseas. they are fighting to save lives. nearly every member of latest class of firefighters is military vet. anna is live new york city newsroom. >> reporter: the city of newark has a new class of firefighters that why were heroes before they put on a uniform. nearly all the recruits are veterans, 28 out of 31 and it's not a coincidence. there is new push across the country to hire veterans when they return home. job searching is one of many struggles they experience while putting their lives back together. last month the unemployment rate was 9.7% for veterans of the wars in iraq and afghanistan. compared to the national average of 7.8%. >> at one point in my career to get home it was very hard to find work. the g.
so forcefully and early on. >> in pakistan in 2002, the pro-taliban parties controlled two out of four of pakistan's provinces, and in 2008, they got 2% of the vote losing control, and they lost control because they had not delivered. how would you see the fortunes? you sort of addressed that in the opening remarks, but is it too large a movement to make a general prediction of them? they obviously got 25% of the vote implying they are doing well in lots of parts of egypt. how would you assess their political prospects or too early to tell? >> it is too early to tell. we don't know what's happening with the parliament right now. they can say, well, we didn't get ministries or give us any power. with that said, what can they deliver? i mean, they're not going to be able to reform egyptian society. the things they want, the things they want to put in the constitution are just shocking that you can't -- you can't have any type of insulting to anything that has to do with religion in the country or whatnot. the structures they want to impose in society that people are not really go
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